In Australia’s most populous state of New South Wales, on the northern border of Victoria, heavy snowfall also caused power outages to hundreds of homes.
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Australia Floods Latest News: The situation in Australia is very bad due to floods at this time. Here in the southeastern part of the country, trees were uprooted, people were trapped in cars and homes due to storms and floods (Australia Floods Affected Areas). With this, the lights of more than two lakh houses went off. Meteorologist Kevin Parkin said that the state of Victoria and its capital Melbourne received winds of 119 kilometers per hour and up to 20 centimeters of rain on Wednesday night. There is no report of any serious injury.
Tim Weibush, the chief of the state emergency service, said Thursday that it also rained with strong winds and rivers were in spate. 220 homes east of Melbourne have been ordered to be evacuated (Australia Floods Latest News). Officials said Australia’s second-most populous state has never experienced such strong winds and rain since 2008. Major roads have been closed due to floods, landslides and felling of trees.
Thousands of people called for help
It is being told that the danger has also arisen due to the fall of electric wires. In Victoria, more than 200,000 homes have lost their lights. Emergency services have received more than 5,000 calls for help, and 3,500 of these were related to falling trees and trapping people in homes (Australia’s Biggest Floods). Police and the state ambulance service said a woman in her 40s was taken to the hospital. He suffered a head injury after a tree fell on his house.
Electricity went out in New South Wales
In Australia’s most populous state of New South Wales, on the northern border of Victoria, hundreds of homes were cut off due to heavy snowfall (Power Supply Affected in Australia After Biggest Floods). Due to which people have to face a lot of trouble. Relief and rescue work is still going on. Stranded people are being shifted to safer places. People have been told to stay in their homes and not go out unnecessarily. Nothing is known about how long the situation was under control.
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